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"Ponderosa Lake House" steps To Lake Elizabeth

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4-5, Steps To The Lake

(4 Guest max. )

In 2005 my family fell in love with this little house, steps away from Lake Elizabeth 650 acre lake, park your car and relax. Completely remodeled, new kitchen, large bath room, large out door front and back deck. Decorated in Western décor. Amazing star watching while relaxing outside, super safe neighborhood, walk to the lake approx. 100 yards away. RENT, a pontoon, fishing boat, paddle board ( rental info in photo's provided )or go fishing or bring YOUR OWN, we have plenty of parking in driveway or use my deeded slip on the lake. You don't wanna cook then don't we are also steps away from a amazing restaurant on the lake, Sandbar and Grill, menu available in kitchen : )

Basketball court for the kids, Wifi, AC, electric fire place,. I did the work myself and after years of loving this home I'm finally going share it with others.

WiFi to stream your smart device to the TV''s , great VCR, DVD Download Google Home (chromcast AP) required to download for use of TV. Charcoal grill provided and utensils, Renter brings own coal, fluid supplies.

I only ask NO SMOKING inside the house, (1) small pet ok under 25lbs, we have a fenced in back yard. Also a beautiful park is behind the home to enjoy the playground. We are only 20 minute drive to the famous Lake Geneva, Wi. Spend the day there at the beach, shopping, people watching.

*** 4 GUEST MAX STAY+ small pet

***ADD PET FEE IN RESERVATION REQUEST , Owners regardless of Pet fee its your responsibility to pick up after your pet, None responsible owners will surrender full damage deposit. NO PETS ALLOWED ON FURNITURE

*** Photos show boat rental company, highly suggest reserving boat, pontoon, jet ski, paddle boards in advance.

*** This home Does not come with the use of owners boat, renters rent one or bring one.

*** GARAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RENTERS USE, NO ENTRY ***

** NO SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE ALLOWED***

****Hot Tub does not work on back deck, therefore it is not advertised as being part of the rental experience, nor should be subject to review.

****** PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS THE COUNTRY, YOU WILL SEE OR ENCOUNTER LITTLE PEST, I HAVE TAKEN MEASURES TO RID THE PREMISES OF SUCH BUT IMPOSSIBLE TO WIN. SO IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH MOTHER NATURE LITTLE PESTS, THIS HOME IS NOT FOR YOU. STICK TO RENTING A HOTEL NOT A LAKE HOUSE.

RENTERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING DOORS, SCREEN DOORS CLOSED TO AVOID, ALSO I ASK NOT TO ABUSE THE A.C.

More Details

Owner
John Castilla
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About John Castilla

Purchased the little cottage for my family, now that my sons are grown up we want to share the place with others. I'm a Professionally employed family man, none smoker. Hobbies include horseback riding, Motorcycling, rollerblading, Yoga.

John Castilla purchased this house in 2005

Why John Castilla chose Twin Lakes

Perfect place to enjoy close friends and family time. Park your car and don't drive anywhere. Steps to the lake, bring a boat for my private slip or rent one at the lake. Paddle boards also rentable. Amazing stars from deck patio at night. Fenced in back yard for privacy. Charcoal grill available . Fitness friendly neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

Amazing stars at night, super quite neighborhood, respectful residence

Sand bar and Grill steps away has amazing menu selection and fresh seafood. Real Angus 100% Burgers.

Ginger Blossoms is a amazing destination for shopping, items from around the world. Use Google to locate, 10 mins away by car

Non-Smoking INTERIOR rental, any signs or smell of interior smokers will forfeit damage deposit. Sorry please smoke outside.

******* Garage is Off-limit use or entry.

Amenities

Twin Lakes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • NO Smoking INSIDE the house, Interior smoking detected Damage Refund will be 100% forfeited.
  • NO Charcoal grilling on the Front deck, please grill in driveway area. Clean Up after your PET, please
  • Please respect our home, this isn't a hotel but a place the memories are made and good times. Don't let anyone play with displayed items.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , large custom shower
  • newly rehabbed bathroom, hugh custom shower, fits 2.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd bedroom bed, is 2 single beds that can be put together
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Master Bedroom/ Double Bed
  • Master bed room has Pillow top Double, ceiling fan, sliding patio door to deck
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
House cleaning fee, none refundable

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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"Ponderosa Lake House" steps To Lake Elizabeth
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews
5

A great getaway destination

  • 5 of 5

My family loved the house. It was charming and very clean. The owner is friendly, very responsive, and eager to provide a great experience. The location is ideal - very close to the lake, but secluded so that you can enjoy a quiet evening. I will definitely go back!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The property was beautiful! You can tell that John really takes pride in his home.

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time staying at this house! John was more than accommodating when we reached out to him asking if our pets could stay there. The property was really clean and well maintained. John was very responsive and helpful throughout our stay. You can tell he really takes pride in his home and decorated it really nice. The deck out front is wonderful and has nice furniture to lounge on and get some sun. The backyard is fenced in with a bonfire pit which is fun for the evening. It's a short walk to the Sandbar and Grill which was fun and the boat rental is right next door to that. I would definitely stay here again and I'm surprised that anyone would give this place less than 5 stars. Thanks so much again, John! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great house!

  • 4 of 5

Ponderosa is a great getaway rental. The house has a fun western flare, and the front deck is a nice place to hang out. We'd love to stay here again when we visit Twin Lakes!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the Ponderosa!!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the decor. Felt very homey and safe. John is very helpful and quick to respond to questions. Very relaxing home & neighborhood. The decks on front & back of the house are great for whether u want to be in the sun or shade. The bathroom and shower are spacious & very nicely tiled. Great kitchen. I would absolutely recommend a stay here. The lake is nice. Rented kayaks & paddle board. Recommend the Sand Bar restaurant to walk to. There's an ice cream called Hansen's Ice Cream Parlor has the BEST ice cream ever hands down. Worth the short drive & very reasonable prices. THANK YOU John for opening your home to guests.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, come back again.
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very easy to get ahold of when I had questions and was very accommodating. The house is in a perfect location, it is a quick walk to the restaurant and the boat rental on the lake. We were able to see the fireworks from the patio as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Map

Ginger Blossom
"Amazing prices and items from around the world"
Paisano's on Broadway
Lake Geneva
"amazing town with shopping and great lake view dining."
Sand Bar & Island Grill
"walking distance, amazing sea food and burgers."
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Wilmont Mountain
Car: recommended

Lake Geneva, WI only 20 minute drive

GARAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR RENTERS USE OR ENTRY.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200

4 GUEST MAX. PLUS A PET UNDER 25LBS, NO EXCEPTIONS

NO COLLEGE OR YOUNG ADULTS, NO COUNTRY THUNDER FANS EITHER. UNLESS DISCUSSED WITH ME. THIS ISN'T A PARTY HOUSE. IT'S FOR FAMILIES AND OLDER ADULTS.

1 SMALL PET OK, UNDER 20LBS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.